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Winter Storm Skylar Reaches Blizzard Status [Photos]

Winter storm Skylar has officially reached blizzard status in Boston, with the National Weather Service (NWS) reporting 3+ hours of blizzard conditions as of 12pm. A blizzard is defined as having sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35+ mph and considerable falling and/or blowing snow reducing visibility to less than 1/4 mile for more than Read More…

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Boston Blizzard Updates: 8-12 Inches, 50+ mph Winds

Boston Public Schools are closed Thursday (and maybe Friday). BCYF Community Centers, including the Nazzaro Center, are open 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Parking ban beginning Thursday, Jan. 4th at 7 am. Street cleaning is cancelled. North End Public Safety meeting is cancelled. Snow emergency means space savers are fair game! Parking: The City of Boston Read More…

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Neighborhood Photos: The Day After

The day after a blizzard brings contradictions. It’s sunny, but the kids are home from school. Some sidewalks are cleared, others not even touched. Here are a few “day after” photos. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it Read More…

Another Close Call as Blizzard Juno’s Storm Surge Peaks at Low Tide

If Blizzard Juno’s storm surge of 4.74 feet hit during high tide, it would have been a “100-year” flood event for Boston’s waterfront, reports Julie Wormser of The Boston Harbor Association. We were again very lucky as the surge hit during low-tide just after 11 a.m. on Tuesday. (See NOAA’s tide and current data.) Despite the miss, the morning Read More…